Application of the Common Interest Doctrine in Bankruptcy Proceedings

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware recently extended the common-interest doctrine to pre-petition communications between the debtor and an informal committee of claimants in In re Leslie Controls Inc.  Gerald Gline and David Kohane, Members of Cole Schotz, and Jason Finkelstein, an associate at Cole Schotz, recently wrote an article for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal about the common-interest doctrine’s role in bankruptcy proceedings.  Click here to read the article.

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